There has been a lot said in these shores about the appointment of Ange Postecoglou as the next Celtic manager. From pundits, to podcasters to the media and the fans in the street, the reaction has been mixed. The press and pundits from Down Under have all been extremely positive about the move with many of ex pro’s and coaches that have worked under AP giving seriously glowing references on the coach.
From his footballing philosophy to his attacking style, it seems all that have been in contact with AP have either been in awe of what he is all about and what he has achieved or how he gets the into the heads of his players and staff to get the best out of them.
Is Ange Postecoglou the man for the Celtic job?
Football Australia called the appointment of AP a “landmark move” for an Australian coach and are ecstatic that coaching in Australia is now being given a world stage.
And make no mistake about it. The reaction to the appointment in Australia has been HUGE.
In AP’s statement he said, “The opportunity that has been given to me is one of the greatest honours in football and the responsibility to lead our magnificent football club into the future is one that I will cherish dearly.
“Celtic is one of THE names in world football, of that there is no doubt – a giant of a club, a proper footballing institution and so much more – real history, real substance, real authenticity and real soul. I know Celtic is a true way of life for so many people and I know the demands which come with this position – I am ready to do all I can to meet those demands.”
Passionate and to the point. Already AP is talking about the core values of Celtic Football Club and according to a poll run by Vital Celtic since Postecoglou was first mention for the job, 52% of Celtic supporters believe the big Australian is the right man for the top job.
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